Sydney Davis Jr. Jr.

Sydney Davis Jr. Jr. is one of the producers of Chicago Underground Comedy (Tuesdays at 9:30, 2100 West Belmont), and is about to celebrate her 8th year performing stand up comedy. She’s also: the Illustator of a comic strip, a kickboxing instructor, and banned from NBC studios Chicago for reasons she still cannot legally disclose.

Diana Cruz

Aspiring novelist Diana Cruz is a published writer for the Journal of Ordinary Thought & Café Magazine and former member of the Vida Bella Ensemble, with primary roles in “Brown Girls Chronicles: Puerto Rican Women & Resilience” and “Bless Me Madrina”. While she managed to successfully carry a tune or two with the Chicago Puerto […]

Margaret Ghilmatti

Margaret Ghielmetti

Margaret lives in Singapore now, and before that lived in Egypt, Thailand, Italy, Paris and New York. Her adventures (and misadventures!) abroad have often inspired her traveler’s tales. Now she’s  committed to digging even deeper in her story telling. She’s from just up the road in Evanston, where she loves to spend time with her 92-year old dad. She […]

Leslie Gray

Leslie Gray is a copywriter by trade and a writer-writer at heart.

Jillian Erickson

JILLIAN ERICKSON is a producer, director, writer, performer and pain in the ass… and not necessarily in that order… Jillian explores the themes of identity, compassion and mental health with an intensity and humor that is uniquely her own. Erickson is co-producer of Loose Chicks, and is the co-producer/director of the long running BEAST WOMEN. She […]

Roberta Miles

ROBERTA MILES’ award-winning autobiographical monologues touch on growing up in Chicago in the 70’s and her life’s indiscretions and romantic regrets. Roberta chronicles her quest for mental and physical health with brutally hilarious candor. She has crafted her monologues into the one-woman show, I Want a Banana, and Other Desperate Love Stories, which she has […]